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Re: Case-Sensitive Meta-Key Input
- To: cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com
- Subject: Re: Case-Sensitive Meta-Key Input
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 15:41:48 -0400
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com
On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 12:22:18PM -0700, Randall R Schulz wrote:
>I've noticed that some of my Vim mappings that use Meta-Key (in the
>ESC-prefixed form) in combination with an upper-case letter are not
>working. Apparently, if the shift key is down when I type
>ALT-<someAlphaKey> the sequence read by the application always
>contains a lower-case letter--in other words, the shift key's state
>is ignored in generating the ESC- sequence.
>I've attached the obligatory "cygcheck -s -r -v" output as a plain text file.
>Is there a way to achieve case-sensitive Meta/ALT input that I'm
>unaware of? Is there a reason why it's difficult to accomplish under
>Cygwin? Is it just an oversight? A bug?
The code which deals with this is in fhandler_console.cc.
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